Delray Beach, Florida

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

4 Votes - "Best For Food"
4 Votes - "Most Fun"
2 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
2 Votes - "Friendliest"

Description

Delray Beach uniquely ties beach days and downtown nights together for an experience that offers everything. The small town is as known for its art and nightlife as it is for beautiful beaches and water sports. Start the day combing the shore for sea turtles then snorkeling, and end it at a trendy restaurant and funky bar.

Delray offers over a hundred restaurants, distinctly original boutique shops, local art galleries and spas downtown with surfing, snorkeling, kayaking and sailing on the water. Vacationers can relax under the sun or pamper themselves in a spa or salon before a night of food, fun and dancing with the locals.

The town’s art scene ranges from paintings and posters to theater, dance and comedy. Visit a local gallery by day and likely meet the artist, then try antique shopping, a show or performance, or a museum. From the Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture to the Morikami Museum and Japenese Gardens, history and culture abound here.

Community events range from craft shows or concerts to Civil War re-enactments or farmers markets. Each year Delray hosts a Seafood & Wine Festival in November, a summer music festival in July, several family nights throughout the year, and events for nearly every holiday. See why locals love living in Delray Beach in its reviews.

This is the most fantastic place to live!!!
Reviewed by Stacie Lipten
on May 15, 2012
Delray Beach is a charming city, followed by the beautiful Atlantic Ocean Beach. It offers lots of fun vibrations.
Reviewed by dacosta
on May 15, 2012
Quaint, historic beach town. So many things to do whether you want to be active or just lazily enjoy the magnificent weather and beach. Amazing restaurants, museums and shops.
Reviewed by pstoyka
on May 15, 2012
I have lived in Delray Beach since 1946 and my family since 1933. Delray is a community of people who love their community, are proud of it and are willing to share their feelings as they welcome our visitors. We are a very sociable bunch and try to make everyone feel as though they are part of our family. We have a beautiful beach, world class restaurants, boutique shops and galleries and art venues to enjoy visually and audibly. Your lodging can be a contempory five star hotel, a bed and breakfast or an early 1900 historic inn. Come and be part of our family.
Mayor Woodie McDuffie
Reviewed by wmcduffi
on May 15, 2012
Cozy beach town,
Sunny all year 'round.
Where Art and Business thrive,
And Music makes your feet jive.
Delray is a true Village by the Sea,
Come visit us and you'll see!
Reviewed by KaraBrynteson
on May 15, 2012
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